Michael Olunga

Harambee Stars coach Engin Firat (left) with skipper Michael Olunga during their 2022 Fifa World Cup qualifier against Rwanda at the Nyayo National Stadium on November 15, 2021.

| Chris Omollo | Nation Media Group

How repeat mistakes cost Harambee Stars dearly

What you need to know:

  • Plan or guess work? Coaches Mulee and Firat called up 65 players for qualifiers but only 25 were fielded even as both said talent abounded in Kenya
  • Kenya fail to learn from history as haphazard managerial changes and questionable team selection puts paid to elusive World Cup dream

“It is the hope that kills you”, is a famous saying among football fans.

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